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The Safest Suburbs in Sydney

admin / January 21, 2022

As the city of Sydney expands at a rapid rate, its suburbs become increasingly competitive. As more and more people work for themselves or in industries that demand high travel times, the need to reduce commute times has forced many suburban residents to move closer into central business districts.

This increase in demand has increased rent prices and purchase prices significantly across all suburbs, leaving buyers with little choice but to look outwards from CBDs.

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If you’re looking for a place where you can enjoy some mod-cons without sacrificing the lifestyle of a suburb further from the city centre – perhaps even one of Sydney’s safest suburbs – then this article is for you!

The following suburbs have been selected based on low crime rates, affordable public transport links and modern amenities. They are all within 25km of Sydney’s CBD and are all ranked in the top 30% of suburbs for median house prices in NSW.

Suburbs selected: Ryde, Shelley, Thornleigh, Riverstone

#1 Ryde [24km from Sydney’s CBD]

Ryde is a well-known suburb to those who live around North Shore. It is known for its quiet streets lined with Koala Bears and friendly locals. Due to its proximity to Macquarie Park, this sleepy suburb boasts an impressive array of amenities including shopping centres, restaurants and gyms. It’s also home to one of the best golf courses in Australia if that’s your thing…

What you’ll love about living here: low crime rates, access to amenities, good schools

What you won’t love about living here: a long commute into Sydney’s CBD on public transport

Public transport links: Bus Routes 501 and 507 runs between Ryde and Chatswood Train Station every 15 minutes on weekdays. Bus Route 523 runs from Eastwood to Rhodes via Ryde less frequently.

#2 Shelley [22km from Sydney’s CBD]

Shelley is a quiet suburb situated within commuting distance of both Parramatta and the Sydney CBD. Most residents enjoy living in this area due to its peacefulness as opposed to those who live closer to the city centre which tends to be more hectic runs.

What you’ll love about living here: low crime rates, good schools, close to Sydney CBD

What you won’t love about living here: limited access to public transport

Public transport links: Bus Routes 561 and 555 run from Burwood Station and Parramatta Station through Shelley less frequently.

#3 Thornleigh [20km from Sydney’s CBD]

Thornleigh is a quiet suburb situated within commuting distance of both the city centre and Parramatta. Most residents enjoy living in this area due to its peacefulness as opposed to those who live closer to the city centre which tends to be more hectic.

It is characterised by Tudor-style homes built early last century. Despite being far from the CBD, it has good access to modern amenities such as shopping centres and gyms.

What you’ll love about living here: low crime rates, good access to public transport, close to modern amenities and Sydney CBD

What you won’t love about living here: a long commute into the city on public transport

Public transport links: Bus Route 506 runs from Thornleigh to Parramatta Station every 20 minutes on weekdays via Pennant Hills Road. Bus Routes 554 and 594 also run from Pennant Hills station through Thornleigh less frequently.

#4 Riverstone [27km from Sydney’s CBD]

Riverstone is a small suburb located approximately 27km North-West of the city centre runs. It offers a tranquil life away from the hustle and bustle of suburbs but still has good access to modern amenities and Sydney CBD.

What you’ll love about living here: low crime rates, good access to public transport, close to modern amenities and Sydney CBD

What you won’t love about living here: a long commute into the city on public transport

Public transport links: Bus Routes 560 and 562 run from Riverstone Station through Schofields less frequently. Bus Route 524 runs from Blacktown Station through Riverstone also less frequently. Both routes connect with train services at Schofields and Blacktown station respectively.

So that’s some of Sydney’s safest suburbs. If you are considering transferring to these locations, you might want to check them out. 

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